American dream used to include a home for everyone, Occupiers. That's
no longer true as low-wage workers get crowded out of housing and
opportunities. With the highest rent in the state, Santa-Fe, New
Mexico is taking steps to address this issue. Tomas Rivera explains
the potential impact of Santa Fe's groundbreaking move to embrace a
Resident's Bill of Rights.
Houston, Texas is the last major American city to incorporate civil
protections for age, race, gender, disability, veteran status or any
other protected group. Lou Weaver checks in on the Houston Equal
Rights Ordiance, or HERO.
Rivera Sun sings the anthem of our times and rallies us to meet
adversity with gusto. In addition to The Dandelion Insurrection, she
is the author of nine plays, a book of poetry, and her debut novel,
Steam Drills, Treadmills, and Shooting Stars, which celebrates
everyday heroes who meet the challenges of climate change with
compassion, spirit, and strength.
Geitgey Sierralupe prefers you call him Getch. As Dr. Seuss once
noted, there are way too many Daves. When not plotting to Occupy the
Media through an activist, internet media hub, Getch remodels homes
in Eugene, Oregon.